Eassy on THE RIGHT TO INFORMATION

Jose John December 29, 2015 No Comments
THE RIGHT TO INFORMATION Freedom of expression is the touchstone of Democracy. The people should be allowed to form their opinion and express their will through newspapers, radio, television, meetings and seminars. But the problem is that if there is restriction on any of these the people cannot form their opinion about the nation and the political and economic development of the country. Now that the age of voting right has been reduced from 21 to 18 the young people should know what is going on in the country. They can form their opinion only when all information is passed on to them without any restriction.   When a person, a family, group or a party remains in power for a long time he or it wants to stick to the chair. Long rule generally begets corruption. The long rule of the Communist party in East European countries and China was responsible for such a great corruption that the young students revolted against it. They wanted to know who the main culprits were. But the Communist Government withdrew the information and suppressed the movement. It has been a common feature in all the Communist countries. But Russia, Poland, Hungary, Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia have come out of their nutshell. They opposed...
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THE RIGHT TO INFORMATION: Essay

Jose John November 15, 2015 No Comments
THE RIGHT TO INFORMATION One of the main aspects of democracy is freedom of speech. It is inevitable that the people should be allowed to form their opinion and express them through various Medias. But the problem is that if there is a restriction on this the people cannot form their opinion about the nation and the political and economic developments of the country. It will adversely affect the smooth functioning of democracy. The age of voting right has been now reduced from 21 to 18. It is intended that the young people should know what is going on in the country. Their opinion can be formed only if they get all information related to the developments in the country without restriction. When a person, a family, group or a party remains in power for a long time, he or it wants to stick to the chair. Long rule generally begets corruption. In the past, it was possible in communist countries or in countries ruled by the military to withdraw information from the people. But it is not possible in democratic countries like India, Great Briton, France or the USA. The people have the right to know what the government does. Nothing can be kept secret in the name...
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